Browse games/Fast playing time

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This is a list of fast playing games that, ideally, take less than 10 minutes (15 min tops).

NameDescriptionMin PlayersMax PlayersNumber of colorsTrios per colorGame MechanicsStatus
ApophisA real-time co-op game of saving the world from an asteroid1451Cooperative, Color powersComplete
AscendancyA turn-based game of tower building.251 per player5UnknownPlaytesting
BabyloneA simple and fast brain teaser for 2 players243StackingComplete
Black ICEThe 3HOUSE game of computer cracking253Discovering codes underneath opaque pyramidsComplete
Blockade3D race game265Roll-and-moveComplete
BluetorchA quick auction game for three players.3303 Rainbow StashesAuctionUnknown
Bowler RinkToss a die into the box containing stacks of pyramids. How many can you knock over without ejecting them from the arena?2101 per player3DexterityComplete
BreakthroughCapture pieces as you move your pyramids across the board.225UnknownInitial design
CalderaThe Volcano variant with the hole in the middle, tree collection, and power plays2356Stacking, Set collectionComplete
CarboniteDiceA solo variant of IceDice152Push your luck, Set buildingPlaytesting
The Closest GhostA simple game played with pieces of candy233UnknownComplete
ColonizationA game of space conquest mixing light strategy and luck.2451 (2 for 3-4 players)Stacking, Color powersComplete
Color ClaimBuild stacks with your claimed color on top to score points.252CapturingComplete
Color WheelTry to connect all same colored pyramids before time runs out!15103Cooperative, PuzzleComplete
CoupTake over a small country3515UnknownInitial design
Crosswalk251Stacking, BlockingComplete
Crystal TradersTrade crystals with people from other worlds3645UnknownPlaytesting
DNAMutate pieces in your gene pool2445UnknownComplete
DepictCan you get your friends to guess the secret word using only pyramids?21035UnknownInitial design
Der MarsigelwettkampfA prickly pyramid game2131 per player1Stacking, Freeform boardComplete
Dog Eat DogAn abstract game of strategy and luck for 2 or more players2845UnknownUnknown
E, the Game of Martian Chinese Checkers261 per player5UnknownComplete
EdgesAn abstract placement game played on the edges (not squares or points) of a grid representing the Martian canal network.225UnknownComplete
Egyptian SolitaireA solitaire puzzle game combining Peg Solitaire with a Rubik's Cube.1443Stacking, EliminationComplete
Fire-Ice-SlimeA very fast and simple, 2-player, 1 Treehouse game, similar to Rock-Scissors-Paper.251Color PowersComplete
FolioAn abstract strategy game for two players inspired by Quarto242UnknownComplete
GeminiA quick game of luck and strategy24-65UnknownPlaytesting
GeodetoPlanet Earth is full of beautiful and interesting places.2661UnknownComplete
Give or Take21011 per player (3 minimum)Set collection, TradingComplete
Gleebs and GruesAbsorb your enemies while trying not to be eaten by a grue.251Placement, CapturingComplete
Green HijinksA luck-free variant of Pink Hijinks213Pattern formationComplete
Gygès (Polish)Gra strategiczna, gracze przemieszczają piramidy na szachownicy.211Przemieszczanie piramidUnknown
HivemindA real-time cooperative game with no communication2491Cooperative, Real-time, Communication limitsComplete
Ice Tiddly WinksA quick dexterity game with simultaneous play161 per player5DexterityComplete
IceSickleIceSickle is a bit similar to checkers, but was originally inspired by solitaire peg jumping games215Placement, JumpingComplete
IceToidsExplore a board made of print-and-play cards.241 per player3Area controlComplete
IceTowersControl the most valuable towers261 per player5Stacking pyramids, TurnlessComplete
IceTowers (Polish)Kontrola najcenniejszych wież241 na gracza5Czas rzeczywisty, Układanie w stosyComplete
IcebergGuess correctly and be rewarded245GuessingInitial design
Icehouse BaseballA baseball simulation.214UnknownInitial design
InfiltrateBuild an army and fight your way through the enemy's lines.224UnknownComplete
InfluenceA game of push and pull in which players play their pyramids onto a hex grid to exert influence on stones of three different colors.341 per player (approx)5Area majorityComplete
InfoboxHelp out the wiki by adding infoboxes2, 11001 per player, 05MediaWiki, KeyboardUnknown
Invaders of MarsPlayers take turns fleeing from a powerful alien menace bent on using them as fodder for breeding until only one player is left standing.241 per player + 15 for 2 players, 10 for 4 playersCaptureComplete
Jinxx241 per player3UnknownComplete
Landing ZoneCrash land your ship to get the diamonds251 per player2DexterityComplete
Launchpad 23The challenge: Be the first to build a complete and balanced 5 stage rocket! The problem: Rocket parts roll out of the factory on a random schedule and are often misrouted to other launchpads!2452IceDiceComplete
Lava FlowsA quick strategy game that rewards clever tactics and a sharp memory223UnknownComplete
LimnA Balderdash-style bluffing game41045UnknownPlaytesting
MadRobotsA rough initial design2853Programmable MovementInitial Design
MagnetoIt´s all about opposites.225UnknownUnknown
Martian 8-BallFive-handed Martian Coasters for two!251Race, Dynamic boardComplete
Martian ChaturangaAn ancient Indian game believed to be a predecessor of Chess enters the Icehouse world.225UnknownComplete
Martian CheckersPieces jump and immediately capture223UnknownPlaytesting
Martian CoastersThe Beverage-Coaster Treehouse Board Game261 per player1Stacking, Dynamic boardComplete
Martian Coasters (Polish)Gra rozgrywająca się na podkładkach Martian Coasters261 na gracza1Podkładki, Rzuty kościąComplete
Martian Tic-Tac-ToeTic-Tac-Toe with Icehouse pieces223PlacementComplete
NickelUse strategy to form a line or L shape on a colorful, randomly-generated board252, 5 preferablyPlacement, Perfect informationComplete
NomidsA fast and very easy game with a simple goal: get rid of all your pyramids first. First player with no 'mids wins!210101UnknownComplete
OshugoA somewhat quick penny-flipping game221Tile flippingInitial design
OverrideA two-player game where pieces are individually owned but mutually controlled2225Placement, Perfect informationComplete
Petal BattleTwo groups of insects battle for control of a flower243Strategy, Turn biddingComplete
PewPewDieA player wields a juggernaut!200Rock-Paper-Scissors, EliminationComplete
PharaohPlayers roll dice to claim the title of the King of The Pyramids241 per player1King of the Mountain, Equipment/DiceComplete
Pink HijinksA tiny game of Pyramids213Pattern formation, Dice rollingComplete
PowerhouseCollect exactly five pyramids in one size but five different colors.2553Semi-random drawComplete
PungoA simple abstract game of perfect information involving pyramid movement determined by a 6-sided die, but not in the way you might think.213Perfect information, Controlled rollComplete
Push-PullA single-stash game for 2 or 4 designed for play with a Treehouse set. It is similar in some ways to Rock-Paper-Scissors and the Prisoner's Dilemma.2351Hidden decision/programming, Piece Movement/RaceComplete
Pyramid PunchA quick game of pyramid combat.251 per player1UnknownUnknown
Pyramid ShamboTournament-style Rock Paper Scissors (aka Roshambo), with pyramids used as scoring chips.2101 per player1UnknownComplete
PyramidetoMatch your secret goal pattern.2461Rearrange the pyramidsUnknown
Pyramids in my pocketA variation on Drip, in which a player tries to guess which pyramids the other has hidden in his pocket.232StackingComplete
RGBIn RGB, stacks of Icehouse pieces reproduce and try to kill each other's children245ChesslikeComplete
Robot Battle ArenaRobot battles. In an arena. OF DEATH.2551Stacking, Direct conflictComplete
RockPaperPyramidA multidimensional version of Rock Paper Scissors333UnknownComplete
SkyscrapersA free-form action and dexterity game for lively party fun.2121+1+Stacking, DexterityInitial design
SolacePatience puzzle for one12 (3 for Solace II)5Stacking, Set collectionUnknown
Space MonkeysSpace monkeys have come to Earth and are trying to get home!221 per player5UnknownUnknown
Synapse-Ice (Polish)Zapełnianie planszy piramidkami225Zapełnianie planszyComplete
T-MinusIt's Not Rocket Science.261 per player3UnknownPlaytesting
Tic Tac LoopTic Tac Toe on a changing board221UnknownComplete
TorpedoEach piece is a naval ship, all placed on the field of play in a mad rush. Then the small ships shoot torpedoes, then the medium ones, and then the large ones. The player with the most pips of ships left at the end is the winner.251 per player5Piece PlacementComplete
Torpedo (French)251 par joueur5Placement de pièces (French), Placement de piècesComplete
Tour de PyramideA bicycle race simulation set in the French mountains165 to 101 to 5UnknownComplete
Tower DefenseDefend your headquarters251TreehouseUnknown
Tree-HalmaTreehouse update to an older game241 per player + 11Jump, Block & moveUnknown
Treehouse (Polish)Gra oparta na kostce Treehouse2411Rzuty kością, Dopasowanie do wzorcaComplete
TroikaTic-Tac-Toe in 3D261UnknownComplete
Tugga WarPull twelve pips into your goal215BoardComplete
Turning PointsPyramids spin like interconnected gears as each new piece is added1641ReactionsComplete
Twin WinA simple and quick single Treehouse set game with changing goals2351Stacking, Hidden goalsComplete
VerticalityBuild the tallest tower!15103Dexterity, Tower buildingComplete
Xero-GA quick, accessible game of spaceships and strategy214Perfect informationComplete
Zamboni WarsWhat could possibly be cooler than driving a Zamboni? How about armor plating your Zamboni and arming it with a giant, frickin' laser!241 per player1UnknownComplete